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Conformity
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with Betsy Sparrow; produced by Robert Broadhurst (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2008), 19 mins
This program explores the psychological concept of conformity. It examines classic experiments by Sherif, Asch, Crutchfield, Bond and Smith, and Hofling. It looks at Milgram’s obedience study; outlines factors influencing obedience and conformity, including the ways in which such factors as age, self-esteem, and...
with Betsy Sparrow; produced by Robert Broadhurst (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2008), 19 mins
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Invitation to Social Psychology
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with Stanley Milgram, 1933-1984 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 1975), 25 mins
By placing an emphasis on three questions - What is the subject matter of social psychology? What are its methods of investigation? What are some of its findings? - this film is able to provide an overview of the field of social psychology. The program features reenactments of Asch's experiment on conformity, Band...
with Stanley Milgram, 1933-1984 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 1975), 25 mins
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Obedience
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with Stanley Milgram, 1933-1984 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 1962), 45 mins
In this film, we see subjects instructed to administer electric shocks of increasing severity to another person, and observe both obedient and defiant reactions. After the experiment, we witness subjects explain firsthand their actions. Obedience is as relevant today as it was at its publication. As we as a societ...
with Stanley Milgram, 1933-1984 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 1962), 45 mins
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